Riviera Resort & Spa, Palm Springs
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From Barstow to Palm Springs we drove through the Mojave desert and stopped at the Joshua Tree National Park. Very different landscape from the Death Valley, this one contains many different types of plants like palms, cactuses and Joshua trees. I took some pictures with my phone (more pics taken with Daniele's camera will be downloaded once back …
... world's Joshua trees grow here. They are not really a tree, but a species of yucca. A majority are pretty scrawny, but there were many fine specimens. However, I think the best feature of this park are all the boulder stacks throughout the area. They create many strange, eerie formations including Skull Rock ( very cool). You not only have the pleasure of seeing them but also the fun of ...
... at your service! I am FROM Winnipeg!' That lead to a 30 minute conversation between us about Winnipeg: that he grew up and played cards with our current mayor and a few other well known 'Peggers, that he worked out in Western Canada before finding his way into Northwest U.S. borders and met his wife who just happens to be the doubles game match-maker at the same club I'm at today.
While he was talking I could not help but observe the meticulousness and ...
After looking at the map we decided to stop in Palm Springs on the way to San Bernardino (just outside of LA). We got out the car when we reached the visitors centre and wow was it hot!! The not so helpful people at the visitors centre told us that their was a tramway into the mountains or a museum and that was all there was to do in Palm Springs this time of year! Hmm ok! So off we headed to find the tramway and as we entered ...
... we were in the Mohab desert watching the
rain and hail and looking at the beautiful snow on the mountains.
We can't really ***** it's the first
rain we've seen since New Year it's just that you head to the desert
thinking what all normal people do - it will be nice and warm. The
first few days we were lucky and stayed in a cool rv site with hot
springs where the Easter ...
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